Merrimack drops Zootown opener to Troy
MISSOULA, Mont. — Kieffer Punter had 14 points in Troy's 73-54 victory against Merrimack on Thursday night to kickoff the Zootown Classic. Punter also contributed five rebounds for the Trojans (4-0).
Duke Miles went 6 of 12 from the field to add 13 points. Christyon Eugene recorded nine points and shot 4 for 9, including 1 for 3 from beyond the arc.
The Warriors (1-2) were led in scoring by Jordan Derkack, who finished with 13 points and nine rebounds. Javon Bennett added 12 points and four assists and Ziggy Reid put up 11 points.
The Warriors get right back to action Friday night when they take on the host team, the University of Montana. Tipoff is set for 9:30 p.m.